extra Downloads (a secret bonus ; )

How to Prep and Plant Your New Garden (pdf) by Rachel Belida

Professional Design Tips (pdf) by Rachel Belida


Online Resources

Gardening Info:

An In-Depth Companion Planting Guide by Sarah Israel on motherearthnews.com

How To Build an Herb Spiral in Your Landscape by Rachel Belida

How To Choose the Best Garden Seeds by Rachel Belida

How To Design Your Super Useful Fruit Tree Guild by Rachel Belida

How To Grow Enough Garlic For a Year by Rachel Belida

How To: The Ultimate, Bomb-Proof Sheet Mulch by Toby Hemenway

How To Use Elderberry for Food and Medicine by Rachel Belida

Piecing Together a Guild of Your Own by Jonathon Engels on Permaculturenews.org

What Should You Plant in Your Edible Container Garden? by Rachel Belida

Where is the Best Place to Grow Your Veggies? by Rachel Belida

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Edible Landscape by Rachel Belida

6 Permaculture Principles for Your Edible Landscape by Rachel Belida

6 (More) Permaculture Principles for Your Edible Landscape by Rachel Belida

Online Plant Nurseries:

Adams County Nursery - Aspers, PA. Ships to residential gardeners and commercial growers.

Crimson Sage Medicinal Plant Nursery - NW California. Medicinal plants, including rare and endangered species.

Edible Acres - Trumansburg, NY. Large selection of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants.

Edible Landscaping - Afton, VA. Ships to US and several other countries, except Canada, Italy, Japan, Netherlands.

Growers Exchange - Sandston, VA. GMO-free medicinal, culinary, aromatic, and bee-friendly plants.

Nourse Farms - South Deerfield, MA. Specializes in berries, asparagus, rhubarb.

One Green World - Portland, OR. Ships to all US states.

Paradise Nursery - Chatsworth, CA. Specializes in fruit trees.

Raintree Nursery - Washington state. Variety of fruit trees and berries. Pre-order available for seasonal shipping.

Rolling River Nursery - Oakland, CA. USDA Organic certification.

Strictly Medicinal Seeds - Williams, OR. Organically grown medicinal seeds, plants, and much more. OTCO certified.

Online Seed Companies:

Seed Savers Exchange - Decorah, IA. Heirloom seeds and plants



DIY Garden Projects:

13 Free Greenhouse Plans by Stacy Fischer on thespruce.com

18 DIY Outdoor Dining Room Tables on homesteadandsurvival.com

23 Ingenious DIY Compost Bin Ideas on backyardgrowers.com

27 Awesome Fire Pit Ideas for Your Yard on homebnc.com

44 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build by The Happy Chicken Coop on thehappychickencoop.com


Recommended Books

American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation by American Horticultural Society

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise Riotte

Complete Guide to Saving Seeds: 322 Vegetables Herbs Fruits Flowers Trees & Shrubs by Robert E Gough, Cheryl Moore Gough

Culinary Herbal by Susan Belsinger, Arthur O Tucker

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway

Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening by Steve Solomon

The Gift of Healing Herbs: Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life by Robin Rose Bennett

Herbs for Children's Health: How to Make & Use Gentle Herbal Remedies for Soothing Common Ailments by Rosemary Gladstar

Landscape Graphics: Plan Section & Perspective Drawing of Landscape Spaces by Grant W Reid

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West by Michale Moore

One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming by Masanobu Fukuoka and Larry Korn

Perennial Vegetables From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro by Eric Toensmeier

Permaculture: A Designer's Manual by Bill Mollison

Permaculture City Regenerative Design for Urban Suburban & Town Resilience by Toby Hemenway

Residential Landscape Architecture by Norman K Booth

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening by Deborah L. Martin

Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide by Rosemary Gladstar

Soul of Soil A Soil: Building Guide for Master Gardeners & Farmers by Grace Gershuny, Joseph Smillie

Winter Gardening In The Maritime Northwest by Binda Colebrook

Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year by Weed, Susun S.